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  1. Banging noise after radiator change?

    Advanced Technical Discussion
    Hello everyone. Recently I changed my radiator on my 05 Celica (140bhp) and did a complete coolant flush. New radiator is working great and my temperature is fine. The issue is, when I start up the car from cold and start driving for a few minutes, a sudden loud banging noise will emanate from...
  2. ECT Sensor and AC Problems

    Repair & Maintenance
    I'm on the right track I think but a little help would be appreciated. I have 2 problems which I now believe are connected. The first problem is that when I turn the AC on (with the AC button) the RPM's drop by about 300-400 but they are supposed to increase when the A/C is engaged. Also after...
  3. Replacing thermostat in a GTS 7th gen 2000-2006

    Repair & Maintenance
    Sorry, repeat post. Please delete.
  4. replacing coolant

    Repair & Maintenance
    I recently swapped out my coolant for some Peak coolant, but I had some trouble along the way. I read a bunch of different forum threads about how to change it before I tried, and a lot of people had different ways of achieving the same thing. When I tried though, none of the stuff I read...
  5. Coolant leaking?

    Repair & Maintenance
    Hi there guys! I bought my car about 8 months ago, and I discovered in January that my coolant reservoir container was below low. I filled it full and now, when taking my engine plastics off, I discovered the coolant in my container was back to exactly the same level as last time I filled it up...
  6. Top up coolant with motorcycle coolant?

    Repair & Maintenance
    I noticed my coolant level is a little low. Would it be ok to put motorcycle coolant in just to top it up? Probably needs like 300ml. The motorcycle coolant I have says it's good for -25c/-13f up to +133c/+271f. My winters get colder than -25c but it still won't freeze when mixed in with what I...
  7. heat turns cold while idling at traffic light, returns under engine load

    Repair & Maintenance
    lately I have been driving and when sitting at a traffic light will lose all my heat. it comes back as soon as I start moving, but with morning traffic jams...i'm freezing my ass off some mornings. I've already tried to quickly bleed the system while filling up with gas but wasn't able to run...